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How to prepare a dissertation proposal : suggestions for students in education and the social and behavioral sciences

Author: David R Krathwohl; Nick L Smith
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This step-by-step guide begins by identifying and defining the basics of a dissertation proposal. With careful consideration, they explore proposal functions and parts, show how to build your study's chain of reasoning, and carefully review alternate study designs. Chapters are devoted to qualitative studies (sectioned into case studies, philosophical, and historical investigations); quantitative studies (sectioned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krathwohl, David R.
How to prepare a dissertation proposal.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)679473132
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David R Krathwohl; Nick L Smith
ISBN: 0815681410 9780815681410
OCLC Number: 60845518
Description: xvii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: What is a proposal? --
The functions of a dissertation proposal --
The proposal as a chain or reasoning --
The description of the problem --
The method section --
Ensuring feasibility and other proposal parts --
The special requirements of proposals using qualitative approaches: emergent, qualitative, philosophical, historical --
The special requirements of proposals using quantitative approaches: experimental, causal, Modeling, meta-analysis --
The special requirements of proposals using qualitative and/or quantitative approaches: survey, evaluation, development, demonstration --
Other things to consider --
An annotated dissertation proposal using qualitative methods --
An annotated dissertation proposal using quantitative methods --
A quantitative dissertation proposal with student annotations --
Finding funding.
Other Titles: Dissertation proposal
Responsibility: David R. Krathwohl, Nick L. Smith.

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What are the core elements of a strong proposal? ""How can I accent the strengths of my study design? ""What is the best way to get my proposal reviewed and approved?"" You will find the answers to  Read more...
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